Celine Dion’s Husband Dead: Rene Angelil Dies at 73

René AngélilRene Angelil is dead at age 73 after battling throat cancer. He is the husband of superstar Celine Dion. He was 73.

Angélil, a musician and manager, died in his Las Vegas home on Thursday, January 14, the couple’s representative said in a statement. Angélil and Dion were married in 1994 and had three children together.

This message was posted on Celine Dion’s Facebook page:

Rene Angelil, 73, passed away this morning at his home in Las Vegas after a long and courageous battle against cancer. The family requests that their privacy be respected at the moment; more details will be provided at a later time.

-Team Celine-